Single/Multi-Class Jurisdiction

Multi Class - X - However, marks for textile goods require a separate application for each group within classes 22-27 if mark consists of letters &/or numbers

Can services be registered


Can Convention priority be claimed

Yes- applicant can claim priority of up to 6 months as per the convention

Is the International Classification

Yes - Nice Classification. 

Documentation required to file
  • Certified copy of the priority document to be filed within 3 months from the date of the application. 
Opposition period after publication

 2 months from the date of publication.  

Renewal due

A registered trademark is valid for an initial period of seven (07) years from the date of filing and renewable thereafter for successive periods of Ten (10) years.

Grace Period

A grace period of 6 months with late fees. 

Documents required to renew

Power of Attorney simply signed. 

Proof of use due

None due

Documents required to file proof of use


Can be struck off for non-use

A mark becomes vulnerable to an action for cancellation if it not been used in the preceding 5 years

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